Rev. Al Sharpton Led #OscarsSoWhite Protest In Hollywood

Dozens of people gathered in Los Angeles on the day of the 88th Academy Awards to call for more diversity and inclusion in the film industry.
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Rev. Al Sharpton Led #OscarsSoWhite Protest In Hollywood

Rev. Al Sharpton led a protest in Los Angeles on Sunday to call out the academy for letting another #OscarsSoWhite happen.

"Why shouldn't we be recognized along with their counterparts, white actors and actresses as well, you know?" asked Edwina Kennedy Mayse.

There isn't a single person of color nominated in any of the four acting categories. 

"I definitely think there were some choices that weren't nominated that should've been," said protester Jason Dombrow.

"Definitely 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Creed,' like they said, 'Beasts of No Nation,'" listed Kennedy Mayse.

"Anyone that's black, white, Latino or Asian and pays big money for your tickets, let me hear you scream," said one protester.

The group said they plan to "take a unified stand for diversity, inclusion and justice in Hollywood."

This is the second year in a row all of the acting nominees are white.

This video includes clips from Stringr.

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